China–Gabon relations

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China–Gabon relations
Map indicating locations of China and Gabon

China

Gabon

China–Gabon relations refer to the foreign relations between China and Gabon. On April 20, 1974, China established diplomatic relations with Gabon.[1]

Chinese development finance to Gabon[edit]

From 2000 to 2011, there are approximately 25 Chinese official development finance projects identified in Gabon through various media reports,[2] these projects range from extending a concessionary loan of $83.1 million to fund the Grand Poubara Dam in 2008,[3] to the construction of the Stade de l’Amitié, also known as the ‘friendship stadium'.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ httrelationsp://www.china.org.cn/english/features/focac/183529.htm
  2. ^ Austin Strange, Bradley C. Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Andreas Fuchs, Axel Dreher, and Vijaya Ramachandran. 2013. China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection. CGD Working Paper 323. Washington DC: Center for Global Development.http://china.aiddata.org[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Strange, Parks, Tierney, Fuchs, Dreher, and Ramachandran, China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection.http://aiddatachina.org/projects/85
  4. ^ Strange, Parks, Tierney, Fuchs, Dreher, and Ramachandran, China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection.http://aiddatachina.org/projects/517